MCJOHN ODEI CLEVE (SUING PER HIS LAWFUL ATTORNEY KOFI WADDIE)
V.
RAPHAEL ABDALLAH SEMEKOR

(2019) JELR 65368 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: AL/1/2015 ·  30 Apr 2019 ·  Ghana
CORAM
HIS LORDSHIP JUSTICE KWEKU T. ACKAAH-BOAFO
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
defendant
evidence
case of the plaintiff
exhibits
possession of the land
ghana cedis
said land
supreme court
breach of contract
lawful attorney
piece of land
site plan
title documents
said family
statement of claim
adverse claim
closer look
general position of the law
mr. odei cleve
nii sampay mensah family of ablekuma
nii sampey mensah family of ablekuma
parcel of land
payment of the money
plaintiff’s case
agreed amount
copy of his deed of assignment
court’s consideration
cross-examination evidence
date of payment
exhibit a
following exhibits
formal written contract
further testimony of mr. waddie
ghana police service
involvement of the plaintiff
kofi waddie
lands commission
legal issues
lwaful attorney
main issues
order of this honourable court
plots of land
said sum
state part of the defendant
support of his evidence
temporary receipt
tipper truck union group

JUDGMENT

Introduction:

[1] In or about May 2014, Mr. Odei Cleve, as Purchaser, and Raphael Semekor entered into an agreement for the purchase of two and half (2.5) plots of land situate at Ablekuma Borkorborkor Junction in Accra. Mr. Odei Cleve contends that the agreed amount of Thirty Six Thousand Five Hundred Ghana Cedis (GH¢36,500) was paid to Mr. Semekor, the Defendant herein. According to the Plaintiff prior to the payment for the land he asked the Defendant to furnish him with his title documents to enable him conduct a search at the Lands Commission. The Plaintiff contends that the Defendant gave him many excuses without giving him the title documents except a site plan.

[2] The Plaintiff contends that after the payment of the money the Defendant released the parcel of land to him and he developed same to an advanced stage but just as he was about to complete same, the Tipper Truck Union Group in Accra made adverse claim to the same piece of land and so he stopped work. It is the …

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